Paramedic Certificate Courses
Required number of credits: 35
Program Start: Fall, Spring, Summer
The Paramedic program requires a mix of general education and hands-on courses. The following list of courses is the suggested sequence of study for a full-time student.
When registering for classes refer to your Program Evaluation to see your specific program requirements and ensure proper registration.
Required Background Screenings
Prior to the first day of classes, you will be required to complete:
- drug screening,
- a criminal background check,
- sex offender registry,
- child abuse registry, and
- dependent adult registry.
Failing a drug screening or background check will result in dismissal from the program.
Prior to the first day of classes, you will be required to be a certified emergency medical technician (EMT) and present a certificate from the Iowa Bureau of EMS.
Program Course Note
You must achieve a minimum "C" grade in all courses that are required to complete the program.
2015–2016 Suggested Sequence of Study and Course Cost
Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.
Health Education and Services Center 217C
Black Hawk Hall 102